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My Little Bimbo Down on the Bamboo Isle

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My Little Bimbo Down on the Bamboo Isle


Published 1920




1 - My Little Bimbo Down on the Bimbo Isle (1920)
[MusicBrainz (recording)]

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Columbia-2981 (79344)

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Reviewer: trailerlord - - July 21, 2007
Subject: Not politically incorrect
If my source is to be believed Flappers 2 Rappers by Tom Dalzell, "bimbo" meant "great person" in the 1920s'. It wasn't until the 30s' that it was even associated with females.
Reviewer: HeathenlyCreature - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 5, 2006
Subject: Interesting...
Sometimes, you just have to laugh at the political incorrectness of early 20th century music. Racism and sexism all over the place! It's so disturbing that it becomes funny!
Reviewer: Doc Murph - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 25, 2006
Subject: My Little Bimbo Down on the Bamboo Isle
This recording is a snappy show number from 1920 that is very funny, especially Frank Crummit's rendition of the lyrics. Crummit would remain a singer of humorous songs for the rest of his recording and radio career. He married Julia Sanderson, also a radio personality noted for playing a ukelele, and together they performed on radio into the early 1940's.
I personally enjoyed hearing this song which is also part of my own large 78 rpm record collection.
Reviewer: ali_tabougeh - favoritefavoritefavorite - October 22, 2006
Subject: And The Title is...
The title of this song is actually "My Little Bimbo Down On The Bamboo Isle". I've submitted a correction.
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